7 days in Texas Itinerary

7 days in Texas Itinerary

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7 days in Texas Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Fredericksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: San Francisco

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 7th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill. Here are some ideas for day two: admire all the interesting features of Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, get to know the fascinating history of Mount Bonnell, then steep yourself in history at Texas State Capitol, and finally have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Austin trip itinerary builder .

San Francisco to Austin is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Austin is 2 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Austin are much hotter (98°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (75°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Historic Sites Trails
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The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool

1
night
Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg ©
The city of Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants in the mid-19th century, and has managed to retain its distinctly German charm.
On the 10th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of National Museum of the Pacific War, then admire the natural beauty at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Fredericksburg sightseeing planning app .

You can drive from Austin to Fredericksburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Austin in July: high temperatures in Fredericksburg hover around 93°F and lows are around 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Tours Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus ©
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus
Wine Tours & Tastings

3
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
San Antonio is known for shopping, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Antonio, Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, and pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the San Antonio holiday planner .

Getting from Fredericksburg to San Antonio by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 98°F in July, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
SeaWorld San Antonio ©
SeaWorld San Antonio
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns

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